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Coming Soon: Marine Women Near The Front Lines

Coming Soon: Marine Women Near The Front Lines | Combat | Scoop.it
But the closer women get to the front lines, the better chance they have of moving up within the military hierarchy to real positions of leadership. “It puts women ... Women Aren't Allowed In Combat, But They're Fighting Anyway ...
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Let Women Fight | Foreign Affairs

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Yet the U.S. military, at least officially, still bans women from serving in direct combat positions. As irregular warfare has become increasingly common in the last few decades, the difference on the ground between the frontline and support ...
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Pentagon to up roles of military women; UVa group unimpressed ...

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The Pentagon unveiled plans Thursday to allow women to serve in thousands of military jobs closer to the front lines, reflecting the realities of the last decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan. ...
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Female Marine Says Women Aren't 'Created Equal' For Combat

Female Marine Says Women Aren't 'Created Equal' For Combat | Combat | Scoop.it
Female Marine Says Women Aren't 'Created Equal' For Military Combat…Only Based On Her Experience. 143 days ago by Lindsay Cross · 5 Comments »; Share a Tip.
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Military Ban on Women in Ground Combat Challenged in Suit - Bloomberg

Military Ban on Women in Ground Combat Challenged in Suit - Bloomberg | Combat | Scoop.it
Military Ban on Women in Ground Combat Challenged in SuitBloombergThe U.S.
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Women Warriors Are On the Battlefield. Eliminate the Outdated, Unfair Military Combat Exclusion Policy

Women Warriors Are On the Battlefield. Eliminate the Outdated, Unfair Military Combat Exclusion Policy | Combat | Scoop.it
Major Mary Jennings Hegar served three tours over two deployments to Afghanistan, and trained as a California Air National Guard Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) pilot after serving 5 years in the Air Force.
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A rights-based approach to women in combat | Human Rights in ...

A rights-based approach to women in combat | Human Rights in ... | Combat | Scoop.it
Another issue to consider is that, in spite of women's eligibility for all roles in the military, those in close combat are seen to be valued more than those in non-combat or support roles (this has been reflected, for instance, ...
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Analyzing the US military from a Gendered Perspective « womanstats

Analyzing the US military from a Gendered Perspective « womanstats | Combat | Scoop.it
The bigger question that makes this a sensitive issue is whether the military should change to eliminate gender socialization. Earlier this year, the Pentagon announced that it would open up more combat positions to women ...
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Two female reservists sue over Army's barring women from combat ...

Associated Press/New York Times - RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two women in the Army Reserve have sued the Defense Department and the Army in a bid to reverse military policies barring women from combat roles.
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Women in Combat: How Should it be Done? - U.S. News & World Report

Women in Combat: How Should it be Done? - U.S. News & World Report | Combat | Scoop.it
U.S. News & World ReportWomen in Combat: How Should it be Done?U.S. News & World Report... Corps toughest combat courses washed out within a week this fall.
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Let women fight: Dr Megan MacKenzie argues for more front-line ...

Let women fight: Dr Megan MacKenzie argues for more front-line ... | Combat | Scoop.it
"Women are being rewarded for their valour in combat, but officially they are not allowed to be in front-line combat. There are women who are getting combat pay, so the military are officially recognizing the role, but officially ...
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